Saturday, November 30, 2019

Senator Bernie Sanders Brings Presidential Campaign to Iowa City

As part of his 2020 presidential campaign tour, Senator Bernie Sanders (Independent--Vermont) addressed a crowd of several hundred in downtown Iowa City in the early evening of October 25, 2019. In his speech, Sanders highlighted the core progressive themes of his platform, such as Medicare for All and the Green New Deal; Sanders also spoke about his recently released Corporate Accountability and Democracy plan to end corporate corruption.

Climate activists from Iowa City schools joined Sanders on stage, as did Linn County Supervisor Stacey Walker, who was introduced him. More information on the event can be found in reporting by Little Village Magazine.